. And that unlocking idea is pointless, since having for instance beat EC on sm, doesnt mean you can beat it in hm to.
Fair enough. Then ask everyone in a key role to download and install either client, no big deal either. Its done in 5 mins.
Maybe people don't want to download new programs to clutter up their desktops? Especially since a lot of people use different programs for communication. If you can't make yourself clear enough in Groupchat then perhaps you shouldn't raid.
And the unlocking idea is the only viable option tbh. As stated, gear checks only check gear not skill. Having to beat other ops and FP's first at least proves the player has taken part in and completed a raid, thus showing a degree of skill. It's a better bet than gear checks anyways.